OsanluThe Iranian regime has once against placed a union activist at Tehran’s Bus Company on trial. Mansour Osanlou, the Chairman of the Greater Tehran Bus Company Syndicate, was brought to court in the city of Karaj without his prior knowledge and his lawyers were not present during the trial as they were also unaware of any proceedings.

Khatami ahmadA senior ranking cleric of the Iranian regime has once again lambasted women in Iran for standing up to the clerical dictatorship despite severe repression, underscoring “for the fifth time” the imperative of compulsory veiling to intensify a crack down on the country’s female population.

BasejIn recent months, the government of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has focused heavily on funding the Iranian regime’s suppressive forces, boosting their budget up to 50 percent, according to the latest reports.

The commander of one of these forces, the paramilitary Bassij Force, recently boasted that the budget for various components under his command have jumped anywhere between 2 to 7 times.

Iran: Deteriorating state of political prisoners on hunger strikeMonday morning July 26, Reza Joshan, a political prisoner who is on hunger strike in protest against intolerable situation and pressure in prison, was transferred to Gohardasht Prison's clinic and then to another hospital outside prison because of his deteriorating health condition.

The commander-in-chief of the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) confessed to the crises engulfing the dictatorship in Tehran and said that the aim of a meeting of senior IRGC commanders was to brief them on the regime’s current situation and organize the suppressive organ in accordance with the latest threats.

A regime-affiliated cleric confessed to the Iranian women’s resistance against the regime’s agents on Wednesday, suggesting that suppressing women under the guise of “mal-veiling” is fruitless, according to the state-run Tabnak website.

Iran: Political prisoner launches hunger strike to protest inhumane conditions  A political prisoner launched a hunger strike on Wednesday in protest to the medieval prison conditions and inhumane restrictions imposed in the Iranian regime’s prisons, and a regular prisoner has died after being held in solitary confinement for two years.

Fearing university, Iranian regime establishes military "cultural" institution near Uni of Tehran   The Deputy of Cultural and Propaganda at the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said at an IRGC gathering on July 14, 2010, that, “To establish contact with the younger generation, we need to tap into the capabilities of IRGC writers to present a platform for exchange of scientific ideas for other authors. This elite institution will soon be established in the vicinity of the University of Tehran with the approval of the IRGC commander-in-chief.”

Khamenei's clout has eroded, former IRGC commander confesses The year-long nationwide protests in Iran have eroded the authority of the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader, a former commander-in-chief of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday.

With the regime's disastrous policies, despair looms large over growing unemployed in Iran    The rate of unemployment in Iran is increasing year by year and it is expected that there will be more people joining the ranks of the unemployed in the coming years. Although official statistics are not reliable, they still show a growing trend with no end in sight. The regime’s Majlis (Parliament) Research Center confirmed in a report that the rate of unemployment has never hit single digits in the past several years. With increasing international sanctions, a tattered economy, and disastrous economic policies adopted by the government of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, experts believe it is impossible for the regime to try to reduce the number of unemployed in Iran.